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Jan 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
are are the sequestration and the deep cuts to domestic and military spending and the end of the funding of the government that could result in a govern shutdown and the sent ceiling fight and the debt ceiling fight has potentially the worst consequences for the economy. so the republicans thought instead of taking the debt ceiling fight first and potentially doing real harm, let's move it to the end of the first of three standoffs. >> and sequestration, of course, also a major issue. do republicans think they can win on -- on major cuts to domestic and military spending? >> probably not. i don't think they have a lot of betting power here at all. the debt ceiling was the biggest bargaining chip that they had and they just moved it to basically a totally different battle which would be over the budget and spending in a few months. >> you're segeing an emerging consensus that you can't control the entire government if you only control one part of congress. seeing the hits they took in 2011 over the debt ceiling fight over the fiscal cliff battle and trying to reorganize their strategy here. >> was there so
Jan 19, 2013 1:00pm PST
, we in government can do some things and we have to do the things that make sense. i think the president will be the best person to explain why it's happening and hopefully, congress will understand that the american people can't wait for solutions that we can do easily. >> new york state senator cousins. good to see you. >> thank you. >> could true immigration reform be on the agenda. up next, the mark san ford, back from the appalachian trail. he is jumping on the campaign trail, what does his ex-wife have to say about it. that is coming up next. oh this is soft. this is so so soft. hey hun, remember you only need a few sheets. hmph! [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft is so soft you'll have to remind your family they can use less. ♪ charmin ultra soft is made with extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. plus you can use four times less. hope you saved some for me. mhmm! you and the kids. we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra soft. [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast
Jan 18, 2013 8:00am PST
governments. they want smart, safe, responsible gun legislation. and we can have that. there's a majority support for banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. and as the president said, as the vice president said, rather, if you a high-capacity magazine of ten or more bullets to shoot a deer, you're in the wrong sport. >> sir, one thing that has been interested is to hear the voices when they're coming out of the woodwork about what side they're falling on. governor of new jersey chris christie has had an interesting approach after seeing the nra ad that targeted the president's kids. take a listen. >> to talk about the president's children or any public officer's children who have not by their own choice, but by requirement to have protection and to use that somehow to try to make a political point i think is reprehensible. >> obviously being a lobbying institution trying to make sure that gun manufacturers have the ability to sell whatever kind of guns to the americans that are able to buy them. and in all of this, mayor, the conversation to the second amendment certainly co
Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
to gain, which is namely being able to compete in triathlons, other sports governed by the world antidoping agency. he was banned for life for competing in any events governed by this antidoping agency, and confessing will apparently get him a bit of relief, he'll be able to get that suspension reduced. >>> a ball of lies that's been borne over the decade. how does this unravel what this means for him legally. he was very litigious, whether it would be in a newspaper or even other athletes that were trying to come forward? >> that's one of the things i think makes him so unsympathetic. he spent ten years intimidating people, suing people, threatening people who were telling the truth about what he was doing. now today he's got civil lawsuits being brought against him by a number of entities, insurance companies that paid bonuses to him for winning tour de france titles, floyd landis, one of the his teammates at one point is bringing a lawsuit against him, a whistle-blower lawsuit, because he was basically alleged that armstrong was taking money from the u.s. government, the u.s.
Jan 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
and how the fund the government which expires april 1st and the automatic cuts of the sequester and they have to figure that out been march 27th, and so a lot of work to be done by president obama and the congress to meet right behind me come wednesday. so a day to celebrate and then right back at it. >> luke russert on what appears to be a glorious and cloudless day down here. >> beautiful day here. i wish it was tomorrow. take care. >> me and you both. what will come to define the president's second term? changing gun laws? immigration reform? fiscal fights? perhaps, but in the last couple of days he has relaunched the legendary campaign of his, the second term "obama for america" has become an action, and now joining us is bill from the think tank, and from the chicago sun-times, in the flesh, and this is nice and we don't get to do this often. but let me start with you, because i know you did some writing of the new operation, but how do you think that organizing for action can be without the president at the top of the ticket? >> well, because they have such great mailing l
Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
government. they're never going to get middle american, they're always going to be fringe and they're going to lose this debate. >> thank you for joining us, i appreciate it. >>> a notre dame football star may soon explain how his inspiring story of overcoming tragedy is actually that have a hoax. manti te'o says he met a woman online that then became his girlfriend, but then she suddenly died. turns out the woman known only as land they kukkea never existed. he was 80% sure that manti te'o was in on it and that the two, together perpetrated this fake girlfriend's death with publicity in mind. teoday releasing this statement saying that apparently what was someone's joke and sick lies was humiliating and embarrassing. nbc's john yang live in south alabama for us. by playing a game in the days after the actual death of his grandmother and the supposed death of his girlfriend, basically dying within hours of each other. dead breaking the story on this. do we know more information from te'o himself about the interaction with this alleged woman? >> reporter: well, te'o and the statemen
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
have 30 members. there is actually coalition government now and it's becoming increasingly clear that governor cuomo has a hell of a lot of control and you know, when you look at the bill, members didn't even read the bill. they didn't even know what was in the bill when they were voting on this stuff because there was such a push to make sure the governor could sign it in due order before the national push that you have already seen. and the other thing that i said, which wasn't shown, is the fact that i have a mom in my district who has a schizophrenic bipolar child. she wrote me a letter. she talks about the fact she doesn't feel safe for herself or her neighbors. after the passage of this bill, that hasn't been solved. if this governor is serious about cracking down on animals that would attack children, that would attack the innocent, we have to deal with the issue of the violently mentally ill that are falling through the cracks in the state of new york, because we have a kangaroo system that really needs to be embraced and addressed in a very serious way. >> certainly this
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am PST
different than the first term. look, we have big problems in america and normally in divided government we achieve big things. >> this is what i want to do and i'm appealing to you, the american people, over the heads of republicans here in washington to get this done. >> this is a party in retreat and that's why the president did what he did. >> we are keeping an eye on the vice president and the president who are this morning attending the national prayer service at the washington national cathedral. there they are. but again, we are going to show you three smiling faces. my tuesday power panel. we have mark mckinnen, joy-ann reid and ben lebolt, former press secretary for the obama 2012 campaign as well as the daily beast contributor. co-founders of no labels, joy-ann reid. managing editor of the grio and msnbc contributor. gang, great to have you all here. let's start off with this. i want to paint the picture of this to-do list so everybody can see exactly what we're discussing here. the president went big, he went bold, starting with climate change, immigration, gay rights, women's r
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